Choir, ensemble to perform Thursday
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008 10:42 am
The Messenger 12.03.08
The University of Tennessee at Martin’s wind ensemble and choir will present a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Harriet Fulton Theatre of the Fine Arts Building on campus.
The concert will feature a joint performance of Randall Thompson’s “Testament of Freedom.”
Composed in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson, the work is a setting of four passages from Jefferson’s writings. Other musical compositions to be performed include Vittorio Giannini’s “Fantasia for Band” and Malcolm Arnold’s “Four Scottish Dances.”
Dr. Nola Jones, UT Martin director of bands and assistant professor of music, invites the public to attend. The concert will be free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Dr. Jones at (731) 881-7403.